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system shot down another incoming rocket bound for tel aviv. joining us now, leeland vittert on the border with the very latest on the growing crisis. >> right now we are waiting to see if the tanks will cross the black abyss that is behind me into gaza where we have watched the rockets fly out of all night as i speak. you can hear the buzzing sound of israeli drones and f-16s as they head in on their bombing sorties trying to search out the rocket crews and hit them with a missile before they can send things raining down on nearly a million israeli civilians in the line of fire. through the afternoon, gaza militants launched countless rocket volleys, firing one toward tel aviv where air raid sirens sent beach goers running for cover. the iron dome system intercepted it before it could hit the city. but it doesn't always work that way. this home video captured a rocket hitting an apartment building. taking refuge in a bomb shelter saved those eating lunch here from certain death. the ground forces are just waiting for the go order. those are the d-9 bulldozers that will lead
week before house lawmakers concerning the deadly attack on u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. molly henneberg is live in washington with the very latest on this story. >> molly: now that he stepped down, general david petraeus will not testify this up coming week at house and senate intelligence xheet committee hearings investigating the benghazi. some on capitol hill they do want to hear from him in the future. >> i hope we don't have to subpoena a four-star general and former c.i.a. director. i hope he would come voluntarily. if he won't, he will be subpoenaed. >> molly: petraeus who had been in charge of the c.i.a. since september 2011 has said the attack was in response to a protest over an anti-islam video. one g.o.p. congressman is asking questions about the timing of his departure. >> it comes days before he is set to testify before the house intelligence committee. it really begs the question what did the f.b.i. know and whether did they know it? how long did they sit on the information? i recall that petraeus briefed the senate about what happened in benghazi. did he have t
of the first to brief law makers followinglet u.s. mission in libya. katherine herage has the latest. >> in the white house, jay carny pushed back on allegations that the administration was not forth coming on the benghazi attack. specifically what happened at 5:00 in the white whoit. >> the president was made aware of the developments throughout the evening and days ensuing and i am not what your question is specifically. >> they are not independent investigation. carny pointed to the review and public time line that laid out military response and a similar briefing by intelligence officials emergency response. >> next week they are scheduled with state department patrick kennedy who is charged with overseeing staff. and eric bonswell who is charged with security in benghazi. and while they emphasizes what was known in benghazi. all will be close except one. that was congress' call. >> my understanding that they wanted to have a conversation with intelience recording. >> classified documents remained available in a classified meeting room on capitol hill. they want more clarity. >>
: thank you. jenna: thanks for joining us, everybody. jon: "america live" starts right now. megyn: fox news alert, breaking news on the obama cabinet. as we just heard from the attorney general on possibly resigning as it is out with the old, in with the new, apparently, in obama administration 2.0. welcome to "america live," everyone, i'm megyn kelly. just two days after americans gave president obama a second term, we are learning that big changes could be on the way at top-level cabinet positions. secretary of state hillary clinton already said she has plans to leave, and now reports say that treasury secretary timothy geithner may be out, and moments ago the attorney general, eric holder, telling a group of law school students that he does not know if he's going to stay on the job. >> that's something that i'm in the process now of trying to determine. um, the first step has already occurred, that the president has been reelected. um, and i have to think about can i contribute in a second term. i have to, obviously, talk to him, speak to members of my family, in particular one who
the election bring us any closer to working out a deal? >>reporter: the president has said it should be easier for him to work with republicans when they are no longer focused on blocking re-election but senate republican leader said preventing a second obama term was the top priority says the president didn't get a mandate last night, all he got was more time to do the job he promised in his first term. by waiting until the election is over the president left less than two months to is a deal to prevent tax hike and spending cuts that could push the country into another recession and the players have not changeed. obama is demanding an end to the upper income tax cuts and house speaker boehner is signals he will oppose that. republicans are demanding changes in entitlement programs and senate majority leader harry reid says he will not tinker with social security to get a deal. >>shepard: job creation? >>reporter: obama criticized mitt romney for claiming that he would create 12 million jobs over the next four years but not spelling out how. some economists think the country is primed to crea
evening. thank you very much. sean will be back on machine. thank you for being with us. good morning, it's saturday, november 10th. the man who has the department of secret has a secret of his own. general david petraeus resigns over an affair days before he was set to testify on benghazi: >> raising taxes. >> i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle class families to pay down the entire deaf -- deficit while people like me making $250,000 aren't asked to pay a dime more in taxes. >> how will the president's plan to tax the rich play out in washington? will they have some by tart san agreement? we'll hear from both sides ahead. >> and for the first time since sandy knocked out its power, lady liberty shining brightly. guess what, thousands of americans who were hit hard by sandy still sitting cold and powerless 12 days later. we will hear from some of those people as "fox & friends" for this saturday starts right now. >> oy. >> oy it is early. >> thanks for joining us so early and thanks to mike jarrett for coming in and clayton morris. >> i have a feeling i know
in the military. so we will be talking about them. >> yes. >> and it used to be called what? >> armiist day. >> one man wished we weren't talking about his shady past. as of right now. david petraeus after resigning on friday is not set to testify at senate or house hearings on benghazi this week. he may be compelled to. he has not been asked to by other, the house or the senate committees. one would hope he would be compelled to testify. >> alisyn: correct me if i'm wrong, but i think he was going to testify. >> dave: set to. >> alisyn: on thursday and instead he extended the acting director of the cia michael morelle in his stead. let's rewind the tape for a moment. we know he was involved in an extramarital affair, the way it came to light, we have some information, the fbi was investigating threatening harassing e-mails, sent to an unknown woman, paula broadwell, he was involved. >> to keep it straight, she sent e-mails she thought may be getting too close to her man who is not her man to begin with because he's married, she's married. the fbi goes-- the woman with threatening e-mails,
be made in time? and our power player of the week. killing us softly with her song. all right now on "fox news sunday." ♪ ♪ >> chris: hello, again, from fox news in washington. we'll talk with our guests in a moment. first the update on the tense military situation on the israel-gaza border. fox news correspondent leland vittert is on the scene with the latest. >> reporter: there is no question, this is a country on the brink of war. behind me are tankss maneuvering waiting for the order to head to the gaza strip. the iron dome intercepted rockets today but there have been a dozen israelis injuried in the attack. the airstrikes continue to pound away. 70 palestinians dead. the israeli air force say they hit 1,000 targets so far. the ground war is just getting ready. the tankss armored personnel carriers moving to fighting position so far. there are 30,000 reservists drafted awaiting orders that could come in 24 to 48 hours. the israeli envoy that is in cairo and involved in peace talk. islamic jihad and trying to bring about cease-fire. back to you in washington. >> chris: joining us
on the the u.s. consulate in libya. molly henneberg is live in washington with more details and molly, good afternoon to you. >> hi, jamie, the fbi came upon the affair and really by accident during a part of a bigger investigation of suspicious e-mails sent to general petraeus and perhaps others. now that he's stepped down, general petraeus will not testify this upcoming week at house and intelligence committee hearings investigating the benghazi libya attack and some republicans say that sounds a little close to suspicious. petraeus in charge of the cia since september 2011 has previously told lawmakers the attack was in response to an attack over an anti-muslim video and one g.o.p. lawmaker is talking about the timing of petraeus' departure. >> it comes days before he's set to testify before the house intelligence committee and it really begs the question he of what does the fbi know and when did they know it. how long did they sit on that information? i recall that general petraeus briefed the senate about what happened in benghazi. did he have this looming over his head? >> general pet
we're up against a hard break, thank you for joining us, appreciate it very much. that's it for me here in d.c., watch fox news sunday when we'll be talking with senator saxby chambliss. make it a great day. thanks for watching. . [sirens] . [sirens] >> well, a fox news alert, everyone, that's how many people in israel are spending their day today as the sirens blare across israel. as the country's military shoots down a rocket that was bound for the heavily populated city of tel aviv, that happened during a fourth straight day of escalating violence with gaza. hi, everyone, i'm jamie colby, welcome to america's news headquarters, good to see you. >> kelly: good to see you, jamie. you hear the sirens and we're just glad it's not happening at home. just ma'am if it's happening to your home. israel tapping into the massive military defense arsenal right now. launching its iron dome rocket defense system to intercept one of the hundreds of missiles fired into israeli air space. and this is video capturing the very moment the iron dome struck down a rocket aimed at tel aviv. you can h
in staten island. most of the northeast are used to this and equipped, but hurricane hurricane sandy is making it difficult . debris from sandy is evident. cars on top of one another . boats in the sides of commome covered in no and along the streets debris as well which is another issue. folks don't know what is under it. twisted metal and nails and boards. here's what residents are dealing with. >> it is insane. 10 days now and now shoveling snow. >> you still don't have power? >> no power, no gas, no nothing. >> early this morning, 293,000 homes and businesses in new york state without power and 403,000 in new jersey . s cancelled 1300 flights out of the metropolitan area and some mandatory evacuations were put in place. new york mayor bloomburg didn't choose to do so . people deciding to stay with their belongings for fear of looting . we are getting some reports, that new york governor andrew cuomo fired his emergency management director for diverting a crew for coming to his own driveway to pick up a tree. good news for folks in this region. they are happy to hear this. tempera
's threaten could cost us dearly in the form of another debt downgrade. that would likely tank the dollar and bond and stocks. we are that close and that scary on the day when europe got more scary and germany was pumped. the debt crisis likely to hit there hard as another storm, this one, a huge nor'easter prepares to hit america's east coast harder. and sooner. try...today. look outside my office part of a huge nor'easter winter storm coming to the new york area some parts could be under 1' of snow. wall street says they will weather the nor'easter but not so sure about the perfect form storm at the end of next month. what will happen? >>guest: well, listen, there are a couple of things. the election result wasn't great and a lot of my wall street contacts thought romney had a chance so there was a let down. i am surprised that the dow did not finish further. there are things you mention with regard to europe. the ecbc equivalent, equal to our bernanke, he said, look, the slow down in europe is also germany, including the biggest economy over there so that is a problem. you are seeing t
material and worked together. that is a very important concept with neither of us knowing all of this comes as a big shock, and we are very muchable to keep things in a classified setting at least if you know you can begin to think and then to plan and of course we have not had that opportunity. we begin our hearings on thursday. there are many different aspects of it. obviously general petraeus, excuse me, director petraeus is going to be part of the hearing process. >> you said -- i have to ask you directly, do you believe that this other woman was also in a relationship, an affair with general petraeus? >> no. i have not been told there was an affair. what i was told was there was somebody else he knew and was close to and that mrs. broadwell sent these threatening e-mails to her and she was frightened and she went to the fbi. i can't believe it. but that's what it is. >> let's talk about the fbi. by law they are supposed to inform your committee about any development of significance to this committee. that barely passed this fresh hold. is it true you have received no advance word of th
, confiscating the wealth's money would not save us. >> there is an alternative to going over the fiscal cliff, in whole or in part. it involves making real changes to the financial structure of entitlement programs and reforming our tax code to curb special-interest loopholes and deductions. by working together and creating a fairer, simpler, cleaner tax code, we can give our country a stronger, healthier economy. >> i went to badbed, thinking all of this discussion about this election being the election that will tell us whether or not we have lost the country. i went to bed last night thinking we have lost the country. >> congress is the major shackle, the dysfunction in congress. we see other signs of lift. we have to have a congress that works together. between now and the year's end, that's our opportunity to take the first big step. >> the american people recognize that our economy -- getting it moving, is the only way we will be able to balance the federal budget. the question we should be asking, is not which taxes should i raise to get more revenue? but which reforms can we agree on
to have all of you with us here tonight. we greatly appreciate you spenning the evening with the fox newschannel, not just tonight, but throughout the days and weeks preceding tonight and those that will follow, as we keep giving you fair and balanced coverage and bringing the perspective and context. that will do it for us in america's election headquarters. stay tuned for complete analysis tomorrow on america live with yours truly. >> with me, on special report. as 6:00 p.m. eastern. it's an honor and a pleasure to have you along with this ride. it has been quite a ride, hasn't it? >> it has been great working with you. >> you too. a lot of fun. >> iowa, remember that? wait! you pointed out, it's coming again. >> we continue now can jame -- jamie colby and gregg jarrett. i'm a conservative investor. i invest in what i know. i turned 65 last week. i'm getting married. planning a life. there are risks, sure. but, there's no reward without it. i want to be prepared for the long haul. i see a world bursting with opportunities. india, china, brazil, ishares, small-caps, large-caps, isha
of the house in a high stakes showdown on how to deal with the crushing debt facing all of us. is it friday? martha: the president is set to speak this afternoon a little bit after 1:00 eastern time about the so-called fiscal cliff. what he wants is higher taxes for the top earners. and speaker boehner is already saying on that part of this deal, no-dice. >> racing tax rates is unacceptable. and it couldn't even pass the house. putting increased revenues through reforming the tax code, i would do that if the president were serious about solving our spending problem and trying to secure our entitlement programs. i'm confident he and i can find the common ground necessary. bill: that's the same potion had the weekend before the election. meanwhile there are strong warning the fiscal cliff could have dire consequences. lay out the stakes here. what are they? >> according to the congressional budget office, the bean counters in congress, they say recession. if you cut spending and raise taxes as is planned january 1 you get a recession and a 1.9% -- you get a 9.1% unemployment rate next year. t
, but americans will see some $536 billion in additional taxes. effecting ae% of u.s. households. to the tune of $3500 on average per household. we have fox team coverage as we await the president's remark. analysis from bret baier. but first, ed henry is standing by live. what can we expect? >> good afternoon, shannon. the president will announce at the beginning of his remarks that he is inviting congressional leaders to the white house next week. as congress comes back in session. that is to try to jumpstart the conversations about the fiscal cliff. economists are predicting that we could have a double dip recession if the economy gets the double whammy of massive spending cuts kicking in on january 2. and a big tax increases kicking in. the president celebrating in chicago. the sobering reality of governing is setting in here. the president is going to have a crowd of people, we are told, middle-class families who will be impacted by the fiscal cliff. the kind of thing you might see on the campaign trail, raising the question is whether or not the campaign continues. as the president trie
use the intent but that is difficult if you do not have internet or phones or power my guest has no speed, no electricity what are you doing? how do you put up with this? >>guest: i have been going back-and-forth to friends' houses and families' houses, i have three kids with their schools located in different directions and it is not easy. we have had help from two gentleman and if it not for the two gentleman we would not have been able to survive. they had a bunch of volunteers that helped out with food and every day needs and like i said if it wasn't for them we would not have been able to survive. i haven't seen the red cross or fema until the day before yesterday. before then it was just the two gentleman we were depending on. they were wonderful. i am sure the whole community thanks them. >>neil: we like them because they are buddies of ours. one is a wall street investor and he has been on this show many times talking about lately what is not going on in your neck of the woods. when you could see fema officials, what are they doing? they had to close today and of the reli
whether fema or the flood experts take pictures, if you are on gas lines tweet us we want to hear your story in your community. >> good advice. >>> here we go. fox news alert. good sunday morning. we are 48-hours away from the point where millions of americans go to the polls. deciding who will be our next president first the candidates have a lot of work to do for that matter so do we? welcome to a done day edition of america's newsroom. two-days. i am pill hemmbill hemmer. >> i am marsha mccallum. good to see all of you out there, too. we are going to check in with both of the campaigns. as you might image there are two live events this morning from governor romney and president obama we will take you to. they are literally crisscrossing all of the hot spots they need to hit today to turn out whoever might be undecided out there still: trying to reach the voters in crucial states. >> this shows you why every single vote matters. look at these numbers here. one-tenth of one percent separate the two men in the real clear politics average. that's when you put all of the polls toge
the national security in the scandal that's erupted around two top u.s. generals. but the president notes the investigation is still going on. president obama held his first white house news conference of his new term today. reporters asked him whether investigators should have informed the white house about the scandal before the election. >> what i will say is, is that if, um, it is also possible that had we been told, then you would be sitting here asking a question about why were you interfering in a criminal investigation. >> shepard: the president said he thinks it's best if we just wait to get more information about how all of this unfolded. no question it is complicated so here is a bit of a recap of all the cast members and plot twists in this ongoing well soap opera. last week then cia director david petraeus resigned as we learned that he had been sleeping with his biographer paula broadwell. that affair came out after the fbi started investigating paula broadwell for allegedly sending emails to another woman jill kellily a friend of david petraeus family. curing the fbi invest
people want us to work together. the republicans want us to work together. democrats want us to work together. >> conserveatism, in my humble opinion did not lose last night. it's just very difficult to beat santa claus. it is practically impossible fobeat santa claus. people are not -- not going to vote against santa claus, especially if the alternative is being your own santa claus. >> mr. president, this is your moment. we are ready to be led, not as democrat or republicans, we want you to lead, not as a liberal or conservative, but as president of the united states of america. >> so, will president obama lead? work with a sharply divided congress to work with that fiscal cliff? governor haley barbour is here. >> according to bok woodward's book, the obama administration came up with the idea of sequestration. it could be avoided if a super committee in november of last year made a decision on how to resolve our problems on the deficit and the debt. that didn't happen. january, february, march, may, june, july, we are up to november, post-election, we are on the edge of this thing
jenna: well, thanks for joining us,verybody, hope you're enjoying your veterans day, and we think about all those who v.a. served and are serving our country today. rick: "america live" starts right now. shannon: and we begin with a fox news alert on the growing questions over the resignation of cia director david petraeus about whether he and his mistress discussed any confidential intelligence during their affair and whether any intel secrets were ever made public. welcome to "america live," i'm shannon bream in for megyn kelly. petraeus resigned friday after admitting he cheated on his wife, you see her here, a revelation uncovered by an fbi investigation into a series of e-mails sent by his biographer, paula broadwell, who was accused of sending harassing e-mails to another woman. that sparks an investigation that revealed her secret relationship with petraeus. but after looking at a recent speech she gave on the death of four americans in libya, people started wondering whether she and petraeus had shared any classified intel and whether she inadvertently spilled some of thos
that's it for us at "the five." thank you for watching. get back here tomorrow. we might dress up again. have a good night. >> eric: i spelled allen greyson's name wrong. >> kimberly: we told you. >> eric: we know who you are! ♪ ♪ >> bret: the formula for gridlock remains intact. the president wins. democrats control the senate. the g.o.p. runs the house. we break it all down and look forward to what lies ahead. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier back in washington tonight for a special edition of "special report" with limited commercial interruptions. more time for news, guests and panels on this, the first day after the election. despite record breaking debt and deficit numbers and some of the highest unemployment rate ever for an incumbent, barack obama easily won re-election as president tuesday night. but was projected as one of the closest races ever was instead called hours ahead of schedule. leading to a night of celebration for democrats. and bitter defeat for republicans. now the challenge of a second term for the presiden
monoxide poisoning. a woman in ocean side died after she had a generator she was using in her garage. concerns over power go it's coming back in pockets. really the numbers to be misleading we're getting from power companies because they don't include tens of thousands of storm ravaged victims whose electrical systems that the power companies can't get in there to help them. >> gregg: the coastline lost a whole lot of sand during sandy. what is going to be happening senator sn. >> reporter: you can see hundreds of thousands of tons of sand behind me from nassau county crews. when i woke up on tuesday morning, all that sand was all over the streets. they have been clearing the streets. it will take another couple of weeks to do so. the next part of the process is sifting the sand and then figure out how they will be redistributing go it around the shoreline. no word on how that is going to be working. a lot of i's that need to be dotted and t's that need to be crossed. >> gregg: we have talked to people that their insurance company i can't do anything until you talk to fema. they try
evening. thank you very much. sean will be back on machine. thank you for being with us. >> greta: tonight, the head of the central intelligence agency, dave petraeus made himself blackmail material. petraeus resigned after admitting to cheating on his wife, raising more questions than answers. why now? just days before he was set to testify about four dead americans in libya? >> obviously the, the benghazi story, the terror attack, has put a lot of pressure on the white house and the senior intelligence officials, like general petraeus. this is a complete surprise. >> the timing is too perfect for the obama administration, just as the administration claimed it was purely coincidence that the benghazi consulate was attacked on september 11. now it's purely coincidence that the extra-marital affair surfaces right after the election, not before, but right after. but before the intelligence chiefs going to capital hill to be grilled. >> we had heard speculation that he may have resigned for personal reasons. one of the reason, we were getting word of was the possibility of an extra-m
to an extramarital affair. joining us now to discuss that and upcoming hearings on the deadlyer thor attack in libya is the chairman of the senate intelligence committee, dianne feinstein. welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> thank you, chris. >> chris: in a statement you said you understand petraeus' decision to resign but you wish president obama had not accepted that. after more revelations this weekend, do you still feel that way? >> i talked to dave petraeus twice on friday. he said to me you know i have done an egregiously dishonorable thing and i need now to do the honorable thing. when i thought about it and for me it's a heard break. i mean, i am very -- this is a truly bright man, a credible person, a great leader, and could have really been a super transitional figure for the c.i.a. this is very, very hard. i do think he did the right thing. >> chris: so now you accept that -- >> when you realize additional complications, which i did not at the time i spoke to him. i think he did the right thing. i think the president really had no choice but to accept the resignation. >> chris: let me a
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that ist for us in washington. "fox news sunday" is next. senate committee chair dianne feinstein talks exclusively with chris wallace i'm shannon bream. thanks for watching. captioned by closed captioning services, inc >> chris: i'm chris wallace. a personal scandal forces c.i.a. director david petraeus to resign. we'll discuss the startling end to a brilliant career and look ahead to congressional investigation of terror attack in benghazi, with the chairman of the senate intelligence committee dianne feinstein. a "fox news sunday" exclusive. then the new year will bring higher taxes and huge spending cuts. unless a divided washington cuts a deal. we'll talk with four congressional leaders who will play big roles in trying to find a compromise. republican senator bob corker and congressman tom price. democratic senator kent conrad and congressman chris van hollen. plus, president obama looks ahead to a second-term while republicans look to regroup. we'll ask our sunday panel about what both sides need to do moving forward. all right now. on "fox news sunday." and hello again fro
heist caught on tape. it's all "happening now.". jenna: hi, everybody. great to have you with us today. i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. lots to get too today. we want to get started what is going on in the northeast. mother nature package powerful punch hitting an area still recovering from superstorm sandy d a strong nor'easter dumping freezing rain and snow on new york and new jersey. this winery mix coming at the worst possible time with hundreds of thousands of people still waiting for electricity to be restored after sandy. no power means no heat as temperatures plunge. steve centanni is live in new jersey. steve? >> reporter: hi, we're in manahawki new jersey. this is goes out the bay to long beach island. they're not letting cars out there including us because of a new emergency. not only was this beach area really hard hit by hurricane sandy with a lot of flooding and homes destroyed and a lot of people sent to shelters. now they have new flooding overnight because we had the nor'easter overnight with heavy, wet snow coming down. right on top of hurricane sandy. only nine da
us off the cliff was to close a lot of loopholes, raise roughly the same revenue up front? >>guest: people talk about broadening the base but the math doesn't work. you cannot get enough income to meet the 1.2 trillion. >>neil: not when 47 percent are not paying. >>guest: you are hung up on 47 percent. >>neil: you are the education association president but i am a slave to the numbers. the numbers tell me we cannot continue to support the government that you want to see and the programs you want to continue just hanging it on that fraction, that small group of folks wealthy or not who pay all the freight. you cannot sustain that. >>guest: one of the other thin i talked to the president is the conversation about medicaid. there is a talk about whether those should be cut or not and some want to shift the cost to the state. >>neil: are you open to cut inning? >>guest: obviously we need to look at the whole country. >>neil: you want to leave medicaid aloning you don't want to cut medicare what are you going do give up? >>guest: the important i am making about medicaid right now in sta
on the u.s. consulate itself. this caused major damage, but there was no significant security response and this is seen by the u.s. intelligence community as a testing or probing incident before the 9/11 at act itself. secondly how quickly did the u.s. intelligence community conclude what happened in benghazi was in an act of terrorism linked to al qaeda and a second group ansar al-sharia? how does that time frame match up with the administration's statements that it was in fact a demonstration that was spontaneous in response to the anti-islam video? and third, why was it that the state department denied repeated requests from ambassador stevens in benghazi along with his staff for additional security specifically, a classified briefing in august that determined the consulate could not withstand a coordinated attack from groups like al qaeda and as well as ansar al-sharia? for some context the people who are testifying today this is the top of the u.s. intelligence community as well as the law enforcement community. we have the director of national intelligence, the acting cia directo
will ask our sunday panel can a deal be made in time? and our power player of the week, telling us softly with her song. all right now on fox news sunday. >> hello again from fox news in washington. we will talk with our guests in a moment but first an update on the tense military situation on the israel-gaza border. fox news correspondent leland is on the scene with the latest. >> chris, this there is no question this is a country on the brink of war. behind me or the tanks and armor personnel, waiting for the order to head into the gaza strip because the air strikes certainly have not stopped the rockets. they continue to fall all around israel. the iron dome intercept add number of rockets today but there have been a dozen israelis injured on the attacks. on the gaza side of the border the israeli air strikes have continued pounding away for the fifth straight day. so far at least 70 palestinians dead, many of those civilians and a number of children. israelis officials say they have hit 1,000 targets so far and flat end much. hamas's infrastructure, including a pro hamas television st
that general petraeus gave to congress just days later. martha: doug luzader joins us live with this report from washington. good morning, doug. >> reporter: good morning, guys. at a very basic level this is the store of an affair between general david petraeus and his biographer paula broad well. it gets complicated. there may be national security implication including into the broad investigation into the consulate in benghazi on september 11th. there is no question she would have had prime access to one. key players. she made a couple of public appearances to talk about that. that was at the university of denver, her alma mater last month where she spoke about the benghazi attack. this was came as ci a-team were asking for help but were denied. here is what she said. >> i don't know if a lot of you heard this but the cia annex had taken a couple of libyan militia members prisoner and they think the attack on the consulate was an effort to get the prisoners back. that is still being vetted. >> reporter: that would seemingly contradict what we heard over and over again initially midaway, t
you're with us this monday morning. i'm jenna lee. >> i'm rick folbaum in for jon scott. the timeline is unfolding as we learn how the affair between the general and his buying graph fer, paula broadwell came to light. jenna: fox news confirmed a friend of the petraeus famly, jill kelly, contacted the fbi said she got threatening e-mails from anonymous e-mail account, that e-mail, those anonymous e-mails were discovered to be linked to broadwell, the mistress of general petraeus. that kicked of the investigation into high gear over the summer. lawmakers and the white house apparently did not know anything about it. the white house says it didn't learn about any of this until just last week, right after election day and just as controversy continued to grow over the benghazi terror attack. kelly wright live in washington with more for us now. >> reporter: jenna, good morning to you. just as you said this is something very shocking to washington as well as mysterious. fox news learned fbi investigators confronted now former cia director david petraeus about his former relationship paula
that obviously president obama is going to try to use his victory which is very their coto press his agenda to raise taxes on higher income americans. i do not see republicans want to go give in on that at all. i think the fiscal cliff will be relatively unchanged. look at what we have had. we had this election. president obama is still going to be president. john bane letter still be speaker of the house and harry reid will still be the senate majority leader. not a lot has changed. bill: byron york. martha: just before 1:00 a.m. eastern time governor mitt romney stepped on the stage to thank this supporters. he told american people there is much work to be done and he called on law makers from both sides of the aisle to do it together. >> the nation as you know is at a critical points. at a time like this we can't risk partisan bickering. this is a time of great challenges for america and i pray the president will be successful in guiding our nation. i so wish, i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction. by the nation chose another le
, everybody. glad to have you with us. i'm jenna lee. rick: happy tuesday. i'm rick folbaum in for jon. controversy over the timeline of events over the petraeus investigation with members of congress wanting to know why the fbi didn't notify them and the white house until just recently when it began months ago. that investigation far from over. fbi searching the home of petraeus's alleged mistress, paula broadwell. after david petraeus resigned his post as america's top spy. the scandal is widening. the woman in yellow, jill kelly, alerting a friend of hers that works in the fbi to threatening e-mails she says she was getting turning out to come from broadwell, part of an investigation involving another high-profile member of the military. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, john allen. the defense secretary leon panetta says the pentagon has launched an internal investigation into thousands of quote, inappropriate communications between general allen right there on the screen and that woman in yellow, kelly. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge live in washington. y
is here to help us out. paraglider. >> never heard that word before. >> paraglider, one that took a hard landing. everybody have a wonderful weekend. "fox and friends" starts right now. bye . >> gretchen: i guess we give away the easiest ones and put it right in the script before when we have a guest host. >> brian: so angry. >> come on now. paraglider, really. >> gretchen: that is the answer. it is friday and november 16th. i . -- i am gretchen carlson. israel is rallying troops for a ground war . we are live with the latest from the battle field. >> for eight hours eight americans died as terrorist attacked our consulate in benghazi. >> this is a terrorist attack that is so obvious in an inexperienced individual that it was purely terrorist attack. >> now they have seen the attack will anyone held accountable? >> brian: three car crash, and we are hearing from the good samaritan who jumped in to the wreckage and saved a child's life. it is amazing i know. "fox and friends" starts right now. ♪ ♪ "fox and friends". thank good it's friday. >> gretchen: no giding. you know it i
every u.s. senate seat coming up. >> sean: that's all the time we have. greta's next. >> greta: tonight, speaker of the house, john boehner reaches out to president obama. what does president obama do? he makes travel plans to leave the country. go figure am meanwhile, we are dangerously close to the edge of the fiscal cliff. >> folks, what is going to happen in the next four years fobama is true to form, that's the problem here. the mechanism for recovery is isn't going to be there. >> raising taxes on small business people is the wrong prescription, given where our economy is. >> is it on the table to talk about it -- the wealthier americans -- >> i made it clear yesterday, raising tax rates is unacceptable and it couldn't even pass the house. >> i would like a real republican party to am come back because the democrats need to have their feet held to the fire, also. but you need to have -- [overlapping dialogue] >> you can't have crazies running a party. on both sides. >> by the way, california is where we are head audio california is almost, folks, a microcosm of where the country i
callum will cover that for us. >> reporter: they are analyzing the response as they come out of the polling places tonight. there are key states like ohio and virginia. the polls are still open for hours as people come home from work and continue to vote. so many areas we haven't heard from yet. what we can tell you for sure so far is that this is a very tight race tonight. let's start with the national poll question. direction of the country. are we on the right track or the wrong track? it's evenly divided. those saying we are on the right direction and going for president obama, no surprise there. 52%, though, say we are headed in the wrong direction. they are backing governor romney. now voters are split on whether the economy is getting better or worse. huge question tonight for everyone, of course. you have about four out of ten states getting better. three of ten say it's getting worse. three of ten says it stays the same for them. slightly more voters think governor romney would hand the economy better. slightly more voters think that president obama is more in touch with people like them.
the rest of us. there is no parachute that could hold me but i digress. welcome, everyone, top democratic senator patty murray is saying that she would rather go over the cliff than be stream rolled by republicans either the rip get hit show says or everyone gets hit and talk about hit, a retroactive tax hike never-before-seen in american history likely to make this feeble recovery history happening january 1 and no one will be spared unless they do something now. democrats insist the pain is temporary vowing to a pass tax cuts? >>guest: year by the middle class putting republicans in the box a game the democrats will win but charles payne says this economy cannot afford it. long before the storms, charles was look at a couple of big subsequent operators players and he was talking about this, the issues like doubling and tripling, and lo and behold this past weekend he is talking about united representals, a huge pop today. this man speaks, buyers come out in droves. good to have you. what are taxpayers going to do? >>guest: they will go away. everyone will be rabbit eared. what they sayi
>> gretchen: nothing like this little photo of a brand-new baby. join us in welcoming the newest member of our "fox & friends" family. he was born yesterday on staten island. mom and dad are doing great, but they don't have power. but they have a brand-new beautiful baby. >> brian: i believe he has fantasy team. >> steve: see you tomorrow, everybody. year-and-a-half on the trail, a grueling primary season, we're less than 24 hours from election day. that is live event, orlando, florida. governor romney set to take the stage after connie mack finishes. jeb bush, the former governor behind him. mack running for the senate position against bill nelson in that state as governor romney and president obama make one final appeal to voters. it has come down to this. good morning, everybody. i'm bill homer. live in "america's newsroom.". martha: i'm martha that mccallum. candidates are crisscrossing the states and getting every bit of energy and looking to some person's eyes who may change their mind after they do this. look at that map. governor romney makes five stops in four states. pr
speaker boehner. harry reid said, you can't push us around, we'll tax the rich. richard thumb came in we want to preserve medicare, medicaid, social security and we don't care about the deficit. you add that up, tax now, promise to cut later, ignore the deficit. that could be the outlines of a fiscal cliff deal. bill: be clear on that now. speaker boehner before the election last week. what he is saying, there is big distinction here now, you can raise revenue but don't touch the tax rates. >> yeah. bill: how would you do that? >> okay, you could do that by cutting some loopholes. obviously, with this new administration, you're not going to get tax rates cut. that was the romney plan, to raise revenues. so you could eliminate some loopholes, deductions, for example, as a way of bringing in more tax revenue. but you're right, bill, there is a key distinction between tax rates and raising revenues by cutting loopholes. bill: give me an example. what would that deduction be? >> suppose you narrow the mortgage interest deduction, just suppose, that is not necessarily on the table, just suppo
are taking matters into their own hands. anna kooiman joins us from staten island. you're standing in front of a big pile of trash, it looks like, an anna, which is poem he's belongings. >> tons of trash. it might look like rubble to you and me, but it's the lives of people here. crushed behind me where one of six dumping stations here. we have been watching as the debris has been piling up for nearly two weeks. that nor'easter last week did stall some of the progress. but crews really have been making some headway. volunteer groups have filling the gap. they say the federal government has left behind. we've also seen makeshift donation centers popping up throughout the region. volunteers, they have been going door to door, helping residents and checking up on them. they've been sorting donated goods. they've been delivering supplies and even cleaning up. let's hear from one of the volunteers. >> my neighbors are hurting. how can you stay home and watch tv? >> they've been trying to help people, but everything is kind of not organized. they try to be helpful, but so far we don't have any ac
it came out all right. we know it's important to him. >> andrea: that is it for us on "the five." thank you for watching. have a great weekend. see you next week. >> bret: a personal scandal leads to the resignation of one of the obama administration's most respected figures. this is "special report." ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. talk about a november surpris surprise. c.i.a. director general david petraeus is out tonight. just three days after president obama won re-election. petraeus says the reason isen extramarital affair. this is one of those stories that virtually no one saw coming. we begin with ed henry. >> reporter: officials were stunned when general petraeus came to the president and told him that he wanted to step down. he has had a long distinguished military record of decades, architect of the surge in iraq. you will remember. in 2007 under president bush. came back and became the commander on the ground in afghanistan against president obama. the general has come under fire for the c.i.a. role in benghazi terror attack, people close to him tonight insist the
but thank you for the update and assuring us our security is sound. thank you, ralph. now the other crisis, the fiscal cliff, the president draw a big line on the sand after the election win inviting congressional leaders to the white house next week, both sides have talked aimed at avoiding tax hikes that can kick in, and, already, critics are saying it sounds like the president has his mind made up. i want to be clear i am not wedded to every detail of my plan, i am open to compromise, i am open to new ideas i am committed to solving our fiscal challenges. but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. >>neil: it is all the details. the white house said the president would veto spending on tax rates for those earning more than $250,000 and to mike huckabee. >>governor huckabee: the fact is this has been his agenda all along. for some reason he feels like he has to punish people would might make whatever the threshhold is and it is moving target, $200,000, $250,000, millionaires or billionaire. someone making $250,000 is not a millionaire. >>neil: but maybe not talking specifics
of it is based on the view that putting together a deal looks better just from the language used today and i don't know if there is truth to that but i wonder, you can put together a deal but if it is a bad deal wall street will sell off and the rating agencies will downgrade you. what do you envision? >>guest: it is a show me story, and investors and voters and consumers alike have every reason to be skeptical because we haven't seen results. there is a lot of talk in washington, the feel good moment, everyone said we will make a deal but what will it look like? if the small business owners have to unfairly bear the burden , it will wands up taking it out on the workers. they will lose out in the process. what will the deal look like now? harry reid talks of a deal that is imminent, the shop day shopping season can amount to 25 percent to 35 percent of retail sales. that is key to the economy for christmas. it is a huge percentage of overall sales. everyone should be caution. cautiously optimistic but cautious. it is a show me story. >>neil: we will see what the markets show us next week. to no
jobs and you used to want to be rich and now you want to punish the rich. i am listening to myself and i am defending the rich and immediately that sounds like you are evil. >>neil: what distinguishes you is maybe the problem on the right this are not too many funny people. >>guest: the message, the conservative message is sound. free markets. free minds. strong military. achievement. competition. competition is the pest. this is a great message. we have not found the merger who can do it. i said it is great to have style but now -- great do have substance now but time for style. democrats have style and the republicans have the substance and now it is time to look for our obama, rebound is the best regularrive liberal candidate i have seen in my life and i disagree with everything he did but i have to give it to him he can articulate that vision clear ly. >> it could be you. >>guest: no, no, no. we could have funnel cakes. >>neil: "the joy of hate." if nothing else, what he says about hollywood and it is laugh out loud crying funny. very good stuff. and puts this whole thing in pe
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